Clinical Psychology PhD Students

Kelley Jansen

Kelley Jansen



M.S., Clinical Mental Health, Southern New Hampshire University (2016)

B.A., Psychology, Whitworth University (2011)


McDonell, M. G., Hirchak, K. A., Herron, J., Lyons, A. J., Alcover, K. C., Shaw, J., Kordas, G., Dirks, L. G., Jansen, K., Avey, J., Lillie, K., Donovan, D., McPherson, S. M., Dillard, D., Ries, R., Roll, J., Buchwald, D., & HONOR Study Team (2021). Effect of Incentives for Alcohol Abstinence in Partnership With 3 American Indian and Alaska Native Communities: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA psychiatry. 78(6).

Lillie, K. M., Shane, A., Jansen, K., Trinidad, S., Avey, J., & Shaw, J. L. (2021). Recovery from Alcohol Among Urban Alaska Native and American Indian People. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse.

Hirchak, K., Jansen, K., Lyons, A., Herron, J., Bergerson, D., Shaw, J., Dirks, L., Avey, J., Calhoun, D., Jackson, C., Lauch, L., Donovan, D., McPherson, S., Echo-Hawk, A., Dillard, D., Lillie, K., Roll, J., Buchwald, D., & McDonell, M. (2021). Lessons Shared: Implementation of a Randomized Clinical Trial for Alcohol Use Disorders with Five American Indian and Alaska Native Communities. Collaborations: A Journal of Community-Based Research and Practice, 4(1): pp. 1–12. DOI: coll.76

Lillie, K. M., Shaw, J., Jansen, K. J., & Garrison, M. M. (2020). Buprenorphine/Naloxone for Opioid Use Disorder Among Alaska Native and American Indian People. Journal of addiction medicine.

Lillie, K. M., Jansen, K. J., Dirks, L. G., Lyons, A. J., Alcover, K. C., Avey, J. P., Hirchak, K., Herron, J., Buchwald, D., Donovan, D. M., McDonell, M. G., & Shaw, J. L. (2020). Assessing the Predictive Validity of the Stages of Change Readiness and Treatment Eagerness Scale (SOCRATES) in Alaska Native and American Indian People. Journal of addiction medicine14(5), e241–e246.

Hirchak, K. A., Leickly, E., Herron, J., Shaw, J., Skalisky, J., Dirks, L. G., Avey, J.P., McPherson, S., Nepom, J., Donovan, D., Buchwald, D., McDonell, M.G., and the HONOR Study Team (2018). Focus groups to increase the cultural acceptability of a contingency management intervention for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities. Journal of substance abuse treatment, 90, 57–63. doi:10.1016/j.jsat.2018.04.014

Professional Experience

Researcher- Southcentral Foundation, Research Department, Anchorage, AK (2017 -Present)

Clinician- Southcentral Foundation- Primary Care Behavioral Health, Anchorage, AK (2016-2017)

Chemical Dependency Counselor- Southcentral Foundation, Four Directions Outpatient Treatment Center, Anchorage, AK (2012 –2016)